Music in Minksy

The John and Elizabeth Patches Chamber Music Series features world-class soloists and smaller ensembles with exceptional artistry and a passion for what they perform. We welcome you to join us for any or all of the following concerts:

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Brooklyn Rider

Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

With their gripping performance style and unquenchable appetite for musical adventure, Brooklyn Rider has carved a singular space in the world of string quartets over their fifteen-year history. Defining the string quartet as a medium with deep historic roots and endless possibility for invention, they find equal inspiration in musical languages ranging from late Beethoven […]

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Bruce Barth & Steve Wilson

Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 28, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. | Machias
Minsky Recital Hall

Jazz pianist and composer Bruce Barth has been sharing his music with listeners the world over for more than thirty-five years.  In addition to traveling widely performing his own music, he has also performed with revered jazz masters, and has collaborated with leading musicians of his own generation. Steve Wilson has attained ubiquitous status in […]

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ensemble 4.1

Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Jörg Schneider, oboe Alexander Glücksmann, clarinet Christoph Knitt, bassoon Sebastian Schindler, horn Thomas Hoppe, piano The only “piano windtet” of its kind, Ensemble 4.1 is made up of four wind soloists from top German Orchestras and one unmistakable pianist. Their exceptional communicative power and intoxicating on-stage presence are repeatedly praised by critics and have become […]

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Zenith Ensemble

Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Founded in 2018, Zenith Ensemble presents unforgettable, world-class choral and vocal concerts throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Made up of some of the finest professional musicians in the country, Zenith Ensemble is proud to be based in and serve Northern New England. Zenith Ensemble projects are designed to serve both populous and remote communities […]

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Dreamers’ Circus

Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

“World-class folk music,” “equilibristic euphony and acrobatics of the highest order,” and “probably one of the best albums to come out of Denmark for a long time” – just a sample of the praises critics have given the trio. Adults $37 | K-12 $15 | All fees included Please note that we no longer have […]

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Quartetto di Cremona

Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Since its formation in 2000, the Quartetto di Cremona has established a reputation as one of the most exciting chamber ensembles on the international stage. Regularly invited to perform in major music festivals in Europe, North and South America, and Far East, they garner universal acclaim for their high level of interpretive artistry. Want to […]

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Camila Meza & Aaron Goldberg

Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 24, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Vocalist/guitarist/composer Camila Meza teams up with Aaron Goldberg, one of jazz’s most compelling pianists. The concert taking place on Friday, March 24, 7:30 p.m. is located at the Performing Arts Center at The University of Maine, Machias  Orono: Adults $30 | K-12 free with accompanying adult | All fees included Machias: Adults $20 | K-12 […]

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Maxwell Quartet

Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

1st Prizewinner and Audience Prizewinner at the 9th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in 2017, and hailed as “brilliantly fresh, unexpected and exhilarating” by The Scottish Herald, and “superb storytelling by four great communicators” by The Strad Magazine, the Maxwell Quartet is now firmly regarded as one of Britain’s finest young string quartets,  with a […]

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